This Cookie Policy sets out how BOCCATOSCANA, Cantina Di Giovanni, Rheinfelden, Switzerland

uses cookies and other digital technologies on the website (hereinafter “BOCCATOSCANA”, “we”, “our” or “us”).

This cookie policy sits in line with the Swiss Federal Act on Data Protection (FADP), General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Privacy and Electronic Communications Directive (PECD) and should be read in line with our Privacy Policy. If you have questions or comments, please contact us.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small (temporary) text files that we transfer to your device that enable the collection of data from your device (“Cookies”). When you visit our website (hereinafter “website”), these files are downloaded to the browser directory or hard drive of your computer, tablet or smartphone (hereinafter “Device”). Each time you visit our website, the cookie and the website communicate with each other and thus recognize your device. This is useful for both you and us. For example, a cookie can be used to save your text entries in form fields on the website so that you do not have to enter the same information again the next time you visit the website. This improves the user-friendliness of our websites. We manage the cookies using a small program called a tool or tag.

We use first-party and third-party cookies. First-party cookies come from our website and send information only to us; Third-party cookies are placed on our website by third parties and send information about your device to other companies that recognize that cookie. In most cases, the information in a cookie is pseudonymized or anonymized because cookies generally do not identify you as an individual, but rather your device. In a few cases, certain cookies may be linked to personal data. We will only process such information if you give us your consent or if the processing is necessary to enable you to use a certain service.

Please see our privacy policy for information on how we process personal data collected on our website.

Why does BOCCATOSCANA use cookies?

BOCCATOSCANA uses cookies on the website to operate the website, to measure visits to the website, to provide social media functionality and to enable advertising and targeted advertising. We use the following categories of cookies:

Essential cookies: these cookies are essential for the website to function and cannot be disabled in our systems. They are usually set in response to your actions when you request a service, such as changing your privacy settings, when you sign in or when you fill out a form. You can set your browser to notify you of these cookies or to block them. However, blocking them will cause parts of the website to stop working. These cookies do not store personally identifiable information.

Functional cookies: These cookies enable the website to provide improved functionality and personalization. They are set either by us or by third parties whose services we have added to our pages. If you do not allow these cookies, these services may not function properly.

Analytics or performance cookies: These cookies allow us to count visits and track traffic flows so that we can measure and improve the performance of our website. They help us to know which pages are most and least popular and to see how visitors move around the site. All the information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. If you do not allow these cookies, we will not know when you have visited our website and will not be able to monitor its performance.

Social Network Interaction and Widgets: Social network widgets, buttons and plug-ins on the website passively transmit data relating to social network members on the relevant social network. These technologies may allow a social network to personally identify its members and know the web sites its members have visited. This is always the case when social network buttons are embedded. If you are a member of a social network or use web services in these categories, you should check the privacy policies of these services to find out what data they collect and whether the respective service offers options on how the data is collected and used. If you disable advertising cookies, the passive tracking associated with these buttons will be blocked on our website.

How can I make choices about cookies and my privacy?

Opt-In Model: In the European Economic Area: Where permitted by law, we set cookies after receiving your consent via the cookie banner you see when you first use our website which is permanently available on the website or via your browser settings. Please note that certain functionality embedded on the website requires third parties to set cookies in order to function. These cookies are only set when you interact with the functionality.

In your browser: You can manage your cookie settings using the setting options listed below or by configuring your browser settings. Most browsers are pre-set to accept cookies by default. However, you can configure your respective browser so that it only accepts certain cookies or not at all. You can also use your browser settings to delete cookies already stored in your browser or to have the storage period displayed. Furthermore, it is possible to set your browser to notify you before cookies are stored. Since the various browsers can differ in their respective functions, we ask you to use the respective help menu of your browser for the configuration options. Below you will find general instructions on how to manage cookies for the most popular browsers: Google Chrome , Microsoft Internet Explorer and Edge , Mozilla Firefox , Apple Safari , Opera Web . If you would like a comprehensive overview of all third-party accesses to your Internet browser, we recommend that you install specially developed plug-ins for this purpose.

Lifetime of cookies

Cookies have a lifetime. Some cookies are deleted when you close your browser. Others (for example, those with login details) can remain on your computer for years if you do not delete them. You can delete cookies at any time. Click on one of the links above to go to your browser's user manual. After deleting cookies, you may need to log in again to some websites or specify your preferences.

Cookie blocker

You can also use cookie blockers such as “DoNotTrackMe”. Please note that if you refuse cookies, some functions on the website may be restricted or unavailable. We therefore recommend that you accept cookies from us and our partners in your browser settings.

What cookies does BOCCATOSCANA use?

First party and third-party cookies commonly used on the sites are listed in the table below. We strive to keep this list current and will update it accordingly. In any case, you can always manage all cookies and other tracking technologies used on the website.

Cookies domain Type Description Lifespan
tk_or Analytics The tk_or is a referral cookie set by the JetPack plugin on sites using WooCommerce, which analyzes referrer behavior for Jetpack. 5 years
tk_r3d Analytics JetPack installs this cookie to collect internal metrics for user activity and in turn improve user experience. 3 days
tk_lr Analytics The tk_lr is a referral cookie set by the JetPack plugin on sites using WooCommerce, which analyzes referrer behavior for Jetpack. 1 year


We update our cookie policy from time to time. Check back regularly to stay aware of the latest version.


For more information about cookies, please contact us at If you would like to know more about how we use personal data in general, please read our privacy policy.